• Lifespan Corporation
  • $76,650.00 -100,010.00/year*
  • Providence , RI
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 25 Broadway

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The Nurse Supervisor reporting to either the Administrative Director Clinical Systems or the Manager Pediatric Nursing Staff and Support Systems is the on-site administrator throughout the hospital for a defined shift providing continuity of hospital operations and assists and supports management and staff to achieve hospital goals and standards.


Responds to administrative problems defines and resolves problems in a professional and cordial manner to multiple demands from customers. Communicates and serves as a resource and support for all levels of hospital staff patients and families. Handles patient and family situations in a way that takes into consideration longer-term patient relationships. Presents complex information in a logical and clear manner. Manages multiple tasks and determines changes based on the needs of customers. Partners and collaborates with all divisions and other departments and shares pertinent information in a timely fashion. Interfaces with physicians. Communicates with appropriate manager and/or executive regarding events situations issues.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to direct the care of patients. Knowledgeable of human development stages the aging processes and cultural patterns. Provides clinical consultation to nursing/ancillary staff or directs them to other resources. Responds to and participates as needed in patient care emergencies. Assists with the communication and interpretation of changes in nursing practice activities and standards of care. Demonstrates a high level of clinical and leadership knowledge and keeps up on current trends in functional/technical areas. Provides direct patient care as needed.

Supports professional nursing practice by enabling decision making at lowest possible level. Involves others by accessing their expertise and knowledge to solve problems.

Demonstrates ability to lead staff with culturally diverse needs and abilities. Supervises all levels of staff performance for consistent application of standards. Develops corrective action plan in conjunction with the Clinical Manager to improve performance or behavior. Builds and connects quality processes across the system. Promotes quality patient care and utilizes available resources to develop cost efficient delivery of patient care services. Collaborates with Leadership Team and provides feedback and documentation related to patient care issues.

Makes rounds to evaluate patient care and ensure maximum utilization of staff. Serve as hospital consultant for all services.

Supports and promotes the achievement of goals and standards for patient care delivery within the organization.

Provides exemplary customer services focused on the patient/family experience.

Implements disaster plans as required and assumes command until administrator on call arrives.

Responds to Code Blue and similar hospital emergencies.

Coordinates the admission transfer and placement of all patients.

Effectively uses resources by aligning staffing with patient care needs.

Management of continuous quality improvement.

Promotes quality patient care and utilize all available resources to develop cost efficient delivery of patient care services while being fiscally responsible for use of resources such as supplies materials technology and products.

Creates an environment that promotes active patient and family participation in all aspects of informed decision-making.

Adherence and compliance to quality programs.

Mentor coach empower and provide timely and appropriate feedback to staff on clinical decisions.

Collaborate with the leadership team and provide feedback and documentation related to patient care and administrative issues.

Participate as a member of organization-wide committees towards planning and development.

In the absence of the Clinical Managers acts in their place.

Participates in and supports the plan to educate develop and orient new staff.

Other information:


Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required.

Masters Degree preferred (Nursing or related Healthcare field acceptable).

Consideration will be given to internal candidates committed to completing a Masters program.

Must have current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in another state that participates in the Nurse Licensure Compact.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Minimum of five years progressive clinical experience plus two years of administrative experience.

Strong interpersonal/negotiation/mediation skills and demonstrated effective leadership in an environment with culturally diverse needs and abilities of staff.

Maintains clinical competency in order to understand processes and identify barriers to improve the quality of patient care.

Develops and maintains expertise in the field to address questions and provide strategic direction for quality.


Supervisory responsibility for up to 80-500 FTEs.

Directly responsible for float and Per Diem pool of nursing and auxiliary staff.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

Work Type: Per Diem

Shift: Shift 3

Union: Non-Union
Associated topics: coronary, domiciliary, infusion, intensive care unit, neonatal, recovery, registed, staff nurse, transitional, unit

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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